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Campus Ministry

Rev. Dr. Samuel Torvend

Professor of Religion

Samuel Torvend
Anderson University Center - Room 190
  • Professional
  • Personal

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Endowed Chair of Lutheran Studies
  • Partner Chaplain


  • Doctorate, Historical Theology, St. Louis University
  • Masters, Theology, Aquinas Institute of Theology
  • Masters, Divinity, Wartburg Seminary
  • Bachelors, History, Pacific Lutheran University


Rev. Dr. Samuel Torvend is a Professor of Religion at PLU, and is the Endowed Chair of Lutheran Studies. In addition to teaching, Dr. Torvend also leads theology conferences at PLU and other locations, is a published author, and serves as a priest at Christ Episcopal Church in Tacoma.